What does Somerset mean?
Somerset \s(o)-mer-set, som(e)-rset\ as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Somerset is "summer settlement". Place name: a county in England. Made prominent as a first name by author and playwright Somerset Maugham.
For more on this name, see also the related boy name Somers.
Somerset is an unusual first name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#45355 out of 88799, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Somerset for boys. Somerset has not been ranked in the list thus far. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
A suggested similar baby name is Somersby. Like Somerset, this name is not commonly used.